Frederic Shields

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Frederic Shields
1833-1911
Isabel Wells
1890s?
Black, white, and red chalk on blue paper.
16 13/16 x 12 13/16 inches (427 x 326 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.2242
Inscription: 
On verso in pencil: Presented to W. Gilbert by Cosmo Rowe who worked with Shields on the decoration of the Chapel of the Ascension, Bayswater.
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Cosmo Rowe; from the library of Gordon N. Ray.
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Signed with the artist's monogram at lower left.
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Summary: 

Portrait of Isabel Mary Wells, facing 3/4 to the left, with her eyes closed.

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